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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Image Number K7576-1

Tusklike mandibles protruding from the screwworm larva's mouth rasp the flesh of living warm-blooded animals. A wound may contain hundreds of such larvae.

Photo by John Kucharski.



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Last Modified: 5/23/2006
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